DNR COVID-19 Response: Township Fire Wardens may issue burning permits again. Not all Township Fire Wardens may choose to issue permits at this time. Contact your local Township Fire Warden or DNR Area Forestry Office to verify they are issuing permits. Updated June 13, 2021

Burning Permits

Burning Permits and Restriction Administration by County

Online Participation

Areas denoted in RED, are not participating online. Please contact the area administrator to obtain a permit.

Name Burn Status Contact Subunits
Aitkin Restricted - Variance Required
Anoka Burning Permit Required
Becker Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Beltrami North Restricted - Variance Required
Beltrami South Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Benton Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Big Stone Burning Permit Required Subunits
Blue Earth Burning Permit Required
Brown Burning Permit Required
Carlton Restricted - Variance Required
Carver Burning Permit Required Subunits
Cass North Restricted - Variance Required
Cass South Restricted - No Activations
Chippewa Burning Permit Required
Chisago Burning Permit Required Subunits
Clay Restricted - Variance Required
Clearwater Restricted - Variance Required
Cook Restricted - Variance Required
Cottonwood Burning Permit Required
Crow Wing Restricted - No Activations Subunits
Dakota Burning Permit Required
Dodge Burning Permit Required Subunits
Douglas Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Faribault Burning Permit Required
Fillmore Burning Permit Required Subunits
Freeborn Burning Permit Required Subunits
Goodhue Burning Permit Required Subunits
Grant Restricted - Variance Required
Hennepin Burning Permit Required
Houston Burning Permit Required Subunits
Hubbard Restricted - Variance Required
Isanti Burning Permit Required Subunits
Itasca Restricted - No Activations Subunits
Jackson Burning Permit Required
Kanabec Restricted - Variance Required
Kandiyohi Burning Permit Required Subunits
Kittson Burning Permit Required
Koochiching Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Lac Qui Parle Burning Permit Required
Lake Restricted - Variance Required
Lake Of The Woods Burning Permit Required
Le Sueur Burning Permit Required Subunits
Lincoln Burning Permit Required
Lyon Burning Permit Required Subunits
Mahnomen Restricted - Variance Required
Marshall Burning Permit Required
Martin Burning Permit Required
Mcleod Burning Permit Required
Meeker Burning Permit Required Subunits
Mille Lacs Restricted - Variance Required
Morrison Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Mower Burning Permit Required
Murray Burning Permit Required
Nicollet Burning Permit Required
Nobles Burning Permit Required
Norman Restricted - Variance Required
Olmsted Burning Permit Required Subunits
Otter Tail Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Pennington Burning Permit Required
Pine Burning Permit Required
Pine County Blowdown Burning Permit Required
Pipestone Burning Permit Required
Polk Restricted - Variance Required
Polk East Restricted - Variance Required
Pope Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Ramsey Burning Permit Required
Red Lake Restricted - Variance Required
Redwood Burning Permit Required
Renville Burning Permit Required
Rice Burning Permit Required Subunits
Rock Burning Permit Required
Roseau Burning Permit Required
Roseau East Burning Permit Required
Scott Burning Permit Required
Sherburne Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Sibley Burning Permit Required
Stearns Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Steele Burning Permit Required Subunits
Stevens Restricted - Variance Required
St. Louis North Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
St. Louis South Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Swift Burning Permit Required
Todd Restricted - Variance Required
Traverse Restricted - Variance Required
Wabasha Burning Permit Required Subunits
Wadena Restricted - Variance Required
Waseca Burning Permit Required Subunits
Washington Burning Permit Required
Watonwan Burning Permit Required
Wilkin Restricted - Variance Required
Winona Burning Permit Required Subunits
Wright Restricted - Variance Required Subunits
Yellow Medicine Burning Permit Required

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